• Two great offers at two great pubs

    23 February 2011

    There are now two more great reasons to visit the Tudor Rose pub carvery at Borden and The Aviator on the Isle of Sheppey. Diners can choose between a free bottle of house wine when they spend £25 or more on food or the choice of a free starter or dessert with any main meal ordered.

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  • Shepherd Neame shortlisted for enjoy England awards

    22 February 2011

    Shepherd Neame brewery has been announced as a finalist in the Small Visitor Attraction of the Year category at the Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2011. Shepherd Neame was named the regional winner in the Beautiful South Awards in October last year, and has now been shortlisted along with three other attractions for the national accolade.

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  • Shepherd Neame gets hat-trick at international brewing awards

    21 February 2011

    Shepherd Neame has picked up one gold and two silver medals at the Brewing Industry International Awards, dubbed the Brewing Oscars. Japanese lager Asahi won gold in the keg lager category, and Chinese Sun Lik picked up silver in the same group. Both lagers are brewed under licence at the Faversham brewery. Whitstable Bay Organic Ale also received a silver award in the small pack ale category.

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  • Gold Medal for Asahi

    16 February 2011

    Last week I had the great pleasure of being a Judge in the 125th Brewing International Industry Awards held up in Burton upon Trent. There were 796 entries in the competition, samples sent in from all over the world. The judging panel was comprised of 30 brewers who were onganised into small groups for the initial round of tasting.

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  • Shepherd Neame on publican awards list

    11 February 2011

    A popular Shepherd Neame licensee and an innovative river-front pub have made a prestigious industry awards shortlist. Chris Maclean of the Railway Hotel in Faversham has been nominated in the Publican of the Year category, while the Grove Ferry Inn at Upstreet, near Canterbury features in the Tenanted Pub of the Year category of The Publican Awards 2011.

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